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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Baker’s bid to address evictions is laudable but it doesn’t go far enough
"The economic and public health impacts of the pandemic will continue for months, and it is critical that we implement a relief strategy that will support our communities throughout its duration."
More time, money key to easing eviction pain
Governor Baker’s plan is a good start, but the Commonwealth will need more resources to fight homelessness.
Economic relief can’t wait
It would be a shame for lawmakers to hold up needed aid and housing reforms over sports betting.
Wu’s obstructionism is a losing strategy
The Boston city councilor's big stall on zoning appointees — causing delays on hundreds of small construction projects — isn't progressive.
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Housing will test white support for Black lives
White people are rallying against racism, but will they finally make it much easier for minorities to move into their neighborhoods?
Pine Street Inn housing project hits sticking point in Jamaica Plain
"Let’s be part of the solution and not look for false barriers to prevent people from leaving the streets and living in an apartment of their own."
Today’s vacated office spaces could be tomorrow’s apartments
"What do we do with the millions of square feet of surplus office space in Greater Boston? How about repurposing it as housing?"
Clock is running out on housing crisis — the state Legislature must act
Approving the governor's proposal is the least that lawmakers on Beacon Hill can do.
As evictions loom, a cloud descends
With a state moratorium on evictions scheduled to end Aug. 18, many fear the impacts to come.
There seems to be no dismantling bias in Boston-area housing market
Readers found a study showing discrimination against Black people seeking apartments to raise a distressingly familiar problem.